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External Reference

Date 1983

Event ID 935320

Category Documentary Reference

Type External Reference


A seaplane station was opened here in 1914 for the RNAS. It probably closed in October 1919, but reopened in 1940 as a satellite to Arbroath (NO64SW 29). The base closed in 1944.

D J Smith 1983.

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